North West Saudi Arabia. This is an abandoned WWII era seaplane known as a Catalina. It was retrofitted as a flying yacht after the war by a wealthy American who wanted to fly around the world in it. The incredible story of its demise is in the comments. [OC]

North West Saudi Arabia. This is an abandoned WWII era seaplane known as a Catalina. It was retrofitted as a flying yacht after the war by a wealthy American who wanted to fly around the world in it. The incredible… Continue Reading

Piece of metal from a plane of French World War 1 flying ace Adolphe Pégoud gifted to Charles Lindbergh. Possibly from the plane that Pégoud was flying when he shot down and killed on August 31, 1915. [4622×2845]

Piece of metal from a plane of French World War 1 flying ace Adolphe Pégoud gifted to Charles Lindbergh. Possibly from the plane that Pégoud was flying when he shot down and killed on August 31, 1915. [4622×2845]

Full-body portrait of a fantastic predatory fish, the African tigerfish (Hydrocynus vittatus). With mobile upper and lower jaws and long sharp teeth, this species is a fast predator, feeding on fishes and swallows when they come down to the water to drink while flying. They can reach 1 meter long.

Full-body portrait of a fantastic predatory fish, the African tigerfish (Hydrocynus vittatus). With mobile upper and lower jaws and long sharp teeth, this species is a fast predator, feeding on fishes and swallows when they come down to the water… Continue Reading